Stories of real people being reported on by journalistic outlets, or voices that deserve amplifying

Stand Up for Our Service Members

This week America and the LGBT community applauded the end of 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' with its full repeal going into effect on September 20, 2011.  Celebrations were held across the country marking the end to this discriminatory, anti-LGBT law.  The media covered this significant milestone with touching, personal stories – such as an active duty member of the military getting married at midnight in Vermont and a soldier who called his father from overseas to come out to him.  These stories highlighted the voices of the men and women impacted by this discrimination.

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Anderson Cooper Talks to Family of Jamey Rodemeyer

Sunday Jamey Rodemeyer, a 14-year-old from Williamsville, NY, took his life after what his parents claim was years of bullying because of struggles with his sexuality.
Last Night CNN’s Anderson Cooper spoke to Jamey’s family about the bullying that led to Jamey’s death, and how they are dealing with it.
His parents, Tracy and Tim Rodemeyer, say that Jamey faced bullies for years, and the Rodemeyer ‘s noted that now that social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are so...

Lez Get Real
September 22, 2011


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